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intricacy

[in-tri-kuh-see] /ˈɪn trɪ kə si/
noun, plural intricacies.
1.
intricate character or state.
2.
an intricate part, action, etc:
intricacies of the law.
Origin of intricacy
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605; intric(ate) + -acy
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n.

c.1600, from intricate + -acy.

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